Why Record Labels Hate Free Streaming Tiers So Much

Even though labels, artists, songwriters and publishers realize revenue from a free streaming tier thanks to the attached adverts, it results in only a fraction of the income of a paid monthly tier. In the case of YouTube, the revenue is even less than from the streaming services, resulting in what the industry likes to refer to as the “value gap.” – Bobby Owsinski, Forbes https://ift.tt/2LfOI7t